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Jul 24, 2011 11:35pm EDT
speaker boehner can round up enough votes to pass it and it may be too big for congress to deal with, with only a week left. >> and earlier tonight, i talked about these issues with politico. >> thanks so much for joining us. >> still no deal. >> no deal. >> where do we stand? >> both sides really can't agree on much of anything right now except for the fact that there needs to be some kind of deal at the end. otherwise the united states is going to default. >> it sounds like they're coming together a bit in terms of agreeing that they need to come up with a plan that does not increase government spending. >> right. >> which is new. >> right. and we're seeing john boehner come up with a plan that decreases spending by $1 trillion this year and then another couple trillion after in the years ahead, and then we're also seeing harry reid the, the senate democratic leader coming wup his own plan to decrease the spending. but there's still disagreement on what a final blueprint would look like. >> obama the president is getting just as muc
Jul 30, 2011 11:35pm EDT
it would mean 80 million checks to americans. it is a real big problem that will affect a lot of people. they are mindful of that. >> you are certainly out and about talking to people. people are calling and emailing you. is this story in beijing -- engaging with the public? has this story become real? >> i am not out and about in the heartland right now but i am hearing from the public forums and press. the candidates talk about who they talk to in their home cities and states. you see a lot about it. the president has been using the bully pulpit recently. he has had primetime address on monday. he had an address on friday it was not prime time but many television stations to get. it is on radio, cable, online. you have to be turned out completely not to know what is going on. it is not just a political problem in washington. it is one that affects people. it will have the potential to affect the country and the rest of the world. i am watching how people are looking at it from the rest of the world. they are beginning to put up their hands and ask what is going on. we always thought t
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